League Announcement

Your support enabled repair of this seasonal bridge, which allows visitors to reach campsites, parking and trails at Standish-Hickey State Park.

Bridge, Tunnel Open, Thanks to You

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  • Thanks to your gifts, the seasonal Standish-Hickey bridge is now open, restoring visitor access for the first time in three years to 61 stunning redwoods campsites.
  • Skunk Train service from Willits has resumed after your League gifts enabled repair of a collapsed tunnel. Riding the train is the only way to see the ancient Noyo River Redwoods that you protected in 2011. Service from Fort Bragg is expected to resume later this month.
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Visit a redwood park, capture your trip with a camera, then enter our photo contest! Photo by Jon Parmentier, finalist in the 2010 Online Photo Contest.

Last Chance to Vote in the Photo Contest

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You can help determine the winners of the 2013 Know Wonder (c) Online Photo Contest! Voting ends today, so check out this year’s submissions and vote for your favorite now-there are over 500 photos to choose from. The photo contest spotlights the beauty of the redwood forest, so enjoy the stunning shots, then cast your vote for your chance to win a gift pack of great League gear-including a jute bag, hat, stainless steel water bottle and more.
Photo by Jon Parmentier

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Candelabra Trees on the Shady Dell property. Photo by Paolo Vescia

Read Your Bulletin, Win League Gear

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Your Save the Redwoods League Summer Bulletin ’13 newsletter shows how you can help create a trail in paradise through the magical Shady Dell forest (pictured). You’ll also see the impact of your League support and how your gifts protect redwood forestland, clean water, wildlife, recreation and scenery. Tell us what you think of this edition in a short survey, and you’ll be entered in a drawing to win a new Save the Redwoods League insulated lunch bag. Your responses will help us improve our publications. Thank you!

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Photo by Save the Redwoods League

Explore 7 More Redwood Parks on Interactive Map

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Our Redwoods Finder Interactive Map now includes 43 magnificent redwood parks for you to explore. Use the mobile-compatible map and park profiles to discover what makes each park special, including Hendy Woods’ beautiful riverside old-growth forest and Fort Ross’ fascinating historical attractions. Plan your summer park visits by exploring the online map today!

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Visit a redwood park, capture your trip with a camera, then enter our photo contest! Photo by Jon Parmentier, finalist in the 2010 Online Photo Contest.

Have What It Takes to Capture a Giant and Inspire a Generation?

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA (July 2, 2013)—Save the Redwoods League, the only nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting ancient redwood forests throughout their natural range, today announced its online photo contest to raise awareness and protect redwood forests. The League’s Know Wonder© online photo contest invites U.S. residents to capture every angle of the redwood forest, from the smallest critters inhabiting the forest floor to the magnificence of the tree canopy, for a chance to win prizes. Through this photo contest the League encourages contest participants to experience one of the most unique ecosystems in the world. View and download the full press release.

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Photo by Paolo Vescia

First-Ever Parent’s Guide to Redwoods Offers Travel Tips, Activities and More!

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA (May 14, 2013)—Before you pack up your vehicle full of camping gear this summer be sure to download Save the Redwoods League’s new Parent’s Guide to the Coast Redwoods. This first edition provides travel tips, activities and more for parents that want to introduce children to the wonders of the redwood forest. It is chock-full of inside information on where to go, what to pack, and what to do to make the most of the experience. This valuable resource will help the busy parent, grandparent, family member or guardian plan a memorable, fun-filled adventure into the forest. View and download the full press release.

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Click on the link below to see the digitally animated public service announcement about Save the Redwoods League.

Your Support Inspires Cool Student Video

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Childhood visits to the redwoods of Muir Woods National Monument left such an impression on a New York college student that she and her two classmates were motivated to produce an inspiring digitally animated public service announcement about Save the Redwoods League and our work that you make possible. See the short video now and share it with your friends!

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Photo by Julie Martin

Winter Holiday Events in the Redwoods

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The holidays are a unique and lovely time to visit the redwoods. You can see the redwoods in all their winter glory by attending one of these fun and festive events.

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Ruskin K. Hartley at the 2011 Noyo River Redwoods Celebration. Photo by Paolo Vescia

Save the Redwoods League Thanks Ruskin K. Hartley for 15 Years of Service to Protect Redwood Forests

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SAN FRANCISCO (November 1, 2012)—Save the Redwoods League, the only nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting ancient redwoods throughout their natural range, today accepted Ruskin K. Hartley’s resignation. After 15 years of service to Save the Redwoods League and the redwoods, Hartley feels it is time for new challenges. For six of the 15 years, Hartley served as the League’s Executive Director and Secretary to the Board of Directors. Before this role, Hartley held two other positions including the Director of Conservation and Education and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist. View and download the full press release.

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Photo of Jim Larson by Larry Wagner, Fort Bragg.

Save The Redwoods League Appoints James Larson as President and Melinda Thomas as Vice President of Board Of Directors

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SAN FRANCISCO (October 10, 2012) – Save the Redwoods League, the only nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting ancient redwoods throughout their natural range, today announced the appointment of James Larson and Melinda Thomas as President and Vice President of the Board of Directors, respectively. View and download the full press release.

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Photo by Paolo Vescia

Submit Your Opinion for Our Accreditation

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Save the Redwoods League is applying for accreditation from the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, which recognizes land conservation organizations that meet national quality standards. The Commission invites public input on pending applications. Comments must relate to how Save the Redwoods League complies with national quality standards (see the Commission’s Indicator Practices web page). You may submit your comments online, or via email, fax or mail. Visit the League’s Accountability web page for more information. We appreciate your participation!

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Photo by Save the Redwoods League

Take Bulletin Survey, Get Chance to Win Calendar

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Summer Bulletin ’12 newsletter features the story of how you can help sustain state redwood parks on the closure list. You’ll also see a new section showing the impact of your League support and how your gifts to the League protect redwood forestland, clean water, wildlife, recreation and scenery. Tell us what you think of this edition in this short survey, and you’ll be entered in a drawing to win our exclusive 2013 redwoods calendar! Your responses will help us improve our publications. Thank you.

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